This article from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC)’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report describes a Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) that the Alabama Department of Public Health conducted focusing on indoor air pollutants in seven neighborhoods in Madison County, Alabama, where a large percentage of homes were built before 1980. Local health partners had concerns about indoor air quality and environmental risks such as radon. Read the article.
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